The Pope described the situation as a "sad" one.
19:59, 18 April 2021
A motorcade of dozens of vehicles accompanied Francis out of the airport compound, which has recently come under rocket fire from militia groups.
15:15, 05 March 2021
The Ukrainian National Guardsman was sentenced to 24 years in the Italian prison.
17:50, 11 February 2020
The president noted that His Holiness Pope Francis is very much welcome in Ukraine, where he enjoys extremely high support and trust.
22:19, 08 February 2020
According to Zelensky, the Pope is doing everything possible to achieve peace and harmony throughout the world.
15:24, 08 February 2020
More than 100,000 people died instantly in the twin attacks and about 400,000 others died in subsequent months, years and decades of radiation sickness or illnesses.
19:59, 24 November 2019
Pope Francis said that he continues to pray "for a quick end to the conflict and for lasting peace in eastern Ukraine."
09:55, 16 September 2019
After his stop at the Vatican, Putin is scheduled to see both the Italian president and prime minister and is expected to return to Moscow later in the day following an official dinner.
18:35, 04 July 2019
The meeting is scheduled for the beginning of July.
13:59, 04 May 2019
Francis also called for peace in Syria, Yemen, Africa, the Korean Peninsula, Venezuela, and Nicaragua.
18:40, 25 December 2018
Celebrating "Mass During the Night" on Christmas Eve in St. Peter's Basilica, Pope Francis says Jesus' birth in a manger teaches us to share our lives with our brothers and sisters in need.
11:08, 25 December 2018
While greeting the Ukrainian soldiers, the Pope said he had tirelessly been praying for peace in Ukraine.
19:59, 23 May 2018
"We also implore fruits of wisdom for those who have political responsibilities in our world," he said.
18:39, 01 April 2018
<p>He also prayed for an end to the deadly armed conflict in eastern Ukraine.</p>
11:51, 29 January 2018
<p>In his annual Christmas address, Pope Francis has called on believers to pray for peace and make peace-building efforts worldwide.</p>
20:00, 25 December 2017